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  • Ivoryton Playhouse Casts 'Dreamgirls'

    Ivoryton Playhouse Casts 'Dreamgirls'
    Ivoryton has its “Dreamgirls.” Sheniqua Denise Trotman, JennLee Shallow and Ashley Jeudy will star in the theater’s production of the musical, directed by Lawrence Thelen. Choreography is by Todd L. Underwood with musical direction by...
  • West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'

    West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'
    Reality-show vocal competitions are thought to be designed for newcomers just starting their careers. For West Hartford's Javier Colon, who wowed the judges on NBC's "The Voice" last week, it was a return to the arena for someone whose first job out of...
  • Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember. When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
  • Javier Colon, Connecticut's Own TV singing Contestant, Plays in Ridgefield

    Javier Colon, Connecticut's Own TV singing Contestant, Plays in Ridgefield
    Javier Colon May 26, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org   Waking up to a beautiful morning in Northern California, West Hartford's Javier Colon had a concern not a lot of singers have...
  • Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post

    Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post
    Edward Cumming, outgoing music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around town. Cumming is the new associate professor of conducting and director of orchestral activities at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During...
  • Best Jazz Club

    Best Jazz Club
    1) Black-eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues In the last three years, Black-Eyed Sally’s has stepped up its jazz offerings. “We were mostly known for blues before that,” said owner James Varano. “Then we hooked up with Hartford Jazz...
  • Sara Topham, Ben Cole Added To "Tempest" Cast at Hartford Stage

    Sara Topham, Ben Cole Added To "Tempest" Cast at Hartford Stage
    Sara Topham, who recently Gwendlyn in Broadway’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” with Brian Bedford, plays Miranda in the upcoming Hartford Stage production of “The Tempest.” She acted for 12 seasons at Stratford (Canada)...
  • Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week

    Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week
    • Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford. • Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
  • The best shows in (or near) Hartford this week

    The best shows in (or near) Hartford this week
    Thursday: George’s Rancid Chilli Pepper, Sullys Pub, Hartford; Hartford Phase Shift, 7:30 p.m. La Paloma Sabanera Coffeehouse, Hartford; Xenia Rubinos (pictured), $10. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford. Friday: Alternate Routes w/ Brown Bird,...
  • Rita Moreno Gives Students in "West Side Story" a Ring

    Rita Moreno Gives Students in "West Side Story" a Ring
    The phone rang Monday night to a group of more than 65 high school students who were rehearsing "West Side Story" at Simsbury High School -- and it was  Rita Moreno calling.e Technical problems trying to connect on Facetime with an IPad 2 caused problems...
  • Javier Colon performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Feb. 2

    Javier Colon performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Feb. 2
    Maybe you know Javier because he grew up in Stratford. Or maybe it's from his time at the University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music. Most likely though, you know him as the winner of "The Voice" on NBC. He'll be at the Ridgefield Playhouse tonight...